Up to $59 million in funding for Nebraska available through Rural Digital Opportunity Fund
Up to $59 million in funding will be available to telecommunications providers to provide broadband to 53,623 locations in Nebraska through the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund reverse auction. A webinar with information from the FCC on the fund and time for questions and answers is tentatively scheduled for April 28 at 3:00 CT.
Why Is Rural Broadband Important to Communities and Nebraska’s Economy?
Rural broadband availability and adoption are associated with:
- Attraction and retention of millennials
- Greater economic growth
- Attraction of new firms
- Higher household incomes
- Small business growth
Check out our broadband infographic (PDF) to learn more about rural broadband in Nebraska.